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Melissa Nielsen

First Name
Last Name
Port Townsend
Port Townsend Education Foundation
Which skills or areas of expertise are you willing to share?
Business Creation and Administration
Education and Training
International Travel, Touring
Social Services and Non Profit
Visual and Performance Arts and Crafts
I am interested in working with schools in my area
What grade level would you or your organization work best with?
Middle School
High School
Special School Activities
High School Senior Projects
Available for classroom presentations
What kind of availability do you or your organization have to offer?
Mentorship (coffee or lunch, shorter time commitment)
Briefly describe the program, volunteer work, or partnerships you or your organization may offer.
Interested in a discussion of needs, available to mentor or provide career counseling.
I have presented workshops on Career Interest surveys (DISC, WOIS, M/B) , Networking, Informationals, "Clubs to Careers", 30 second elevator pitch, Interviewing strategies
You have indicated an expertise in Visual and Performance Arts & Crafts
I owned a business building custom furniture from recycled materials for 5 years. Sold throughout the NW and CA. Now defunct business. I have also worked in the interior design field staging model homes.
Design committee, University of Washington, Bothell - Cafeteria/Student lounge
You have indicated an expertise in Business Creation and Administration
See above. I have roles that involved establishing new departments, process development, recruiting and training. My work history also includes community engagement in the non profit education sector.
You have indicated an expertise in Education and Training
Career Counselor University of Washington
Professional Development Series, Shenzhen, China
Director of Community Outreach, Youth NOW Watsonville CA
You have indicated an expertise in International Travel, Touring
Social services and support organization, President Shenzhen Women International Club, 400+ members and bi monthly periodical publication 1200+ readership
China 2008-2011
You have indicated an expertise in Social Services and Non Profit
see above
Youth NOW Watsonville, CA Director of Community Outreach Development
PT Education Foundation
Betties 360, Portland OR
Dining for Women
Timberlake Christian- Developed best practices model and training curriculum volunteer manager 200+